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The Marriage of Technology and Policy: How Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances Has Impacted Opioid Prescriptions in New York

Yuriy Pylypchuk | September 23, 2021

When a family member, friend, or loved one develops an opioid addiction, few people know how to respond. Similarly, it is often difficult for healthcare providers to know how to best prevent, detect, and treat opioid use disorder, and almost every provider in the country has had encounters with patients experiencing addiction. As trusted guardians of their patients’ well-being, providers are exploring how to use technology to augment their experience, skill, and knowledge for improved care.

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Does ONC’s Certification Program Affect Interoperability? New Evidence and Implications

Yuriy Pylypchuk | July 20, 2021

ONC is excited to share findings from newly published research that sheds light on the impact adoption of 2015 Edition certified health information technology (health IT) has had on hospitals’ rates of interoperability. In a recently published Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association article called Impact of the 2015 Health Information Technology Certification Edition on Interoperability among Hospitals, we examined how variation in the adoption of 2015 Edition certified health IT impacted key measures of interoperable exchange.

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